• Blooming marvellous! Wales fans look on prior to the RBS Six Nations opener
  • Early action: Wales fly-half Dan Biggar and Sam Warburton (7) put in a tackle on Ireland's Sean O' Brien
  • Watching on: A grim-faced Wales interim head coach Rob Howley
  • First try: Ireland wing Simon Zebo runs in to score...
  • ...and celebrates with team-mates
  • Fully committed: Ian Evans of Wales is tackled by Ireland's Mike McCarthy and Gordon D'Arcy
  • Vital block: The kick of Dan Biggar is charged down by Rory Best leading to the second Irish try
  • Try joy: Ireland's second try is scored by Cian Healy...
  • ...whose touchdown is celebrated by team-mates as Wales players Alex Cuthbert (l) and Mike Phillips look on dejectedly
  • Tough tackling: Matthew Rees is tackled by Sean O'Brien
  • On target: Leigh Halfpenny kicks a penalty to land the first points of the game for Wales
  • Flying high: Donnacha Ryan wins the ball at a line-out
  • Fine kicking: Jonny Sexton is in great form with the boot
  • Pushing on: Brian O'Driscoll scores the third try for the visitors soon after the re-start
  • Renewed hope: Alex Cuthbert scores the first of three comeback tries for the hosts
  • Leigh Halfpenny: Notches the second try for Wales
  • Fully focused: Wales' Jamie Roberts passes the ball
  • Job done: Ireland player and man of the match Brian O' Driscoll is interviewed after the RBS Six Nations win over Wales
  • Good start: Declan Kidney saw his Ireland side open their RBS Six Nations campaign with a win

Wales 22 Ireland 30

Blooming marvellous! Wales fans look on prior to the RBS Six Nations opener